Nov. 19, 2013
DENTON, Texas - North Texas volleyball had two players, senior Karissa Flack and sophomore Carnae Dillard, named to C-USA All-Conference teams. Also, freshman setter Amy Henard was named to the C-USA All Freshman team.
Dillard was named to the All-C-USA First Team. She led the Mean Green offensively in several categories in cluding kills (441), kills per set (4.24) and was second on the team in digs with 343 and averaged 3.30 digs per set. The San Antonio native had some explosive single-match performances this season. She tied her career high of 31 kills against Marshall and tossed in back-to-back double-digit dig performances with 26 against Southern Miss and Tulsa. She also broke into the top-10 on the North Texas career kills list as she now has 993 total kills, placing her sixth all time.
Flack, named the to All-C-USA Second Team, was instrumental for North Texas at the net. She averaged nearly one block per set and had a .329 attack percentage on the season. Offensively, she is second to Dillard in kills with 232. She is the team leader in assisted blocks with 79.
Henard, the lone freshman on the unit, took over starting setter duty from day one for the Mean Green. She has 1,091 assists on the season, which places her into the top-10 in all-time assists for North Texas as a freshman. She averages 10.94 assists per set.
North Texas begins postseason play in the Conference USA volleyball tournament as the fifth seed on Thursday, Nov. 21, against Florida Atlantic at 2 p.m.
ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM
Laura Der, Sr., OH, Marshall
Tyler Richardson, R-So., MB, Middle Tennessee
Carnae Dillard, So., OH, North Texas
Cori Martone, Sr., MB, Tulane
Tea Juric, Fr., OH, Tulane
Mel Mandelbaum, Sr., S, Tulane
Kellie Culbertson, Sr., OH, Tulsa
Sam Skinner, So., OH, UAB
Xitlali Herrera, Sr., MB, UTEP
McKenzie Adams, Sr., OH, UTSA
Dajana Boskovic, Fr., OH, UTSA
ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM
Amanda Videmsek, Sr., MB, Charlotte
Nicole Willis, Sr., OPP, East Carolina
Sacha Byous-McConnell, Sr., MB, Marshall
Sammie Bane, Jr., S, Marshall
Karissa Flack, Sr., MB, North Texas
Sara Blasier, R-Fr., S, Rice
Quinci Hayward, So., OH, Southern Miss
Brooke Berryhill, Fr., L, Tulsa
Becca Howard, Sr., S, UAB
Rachel Fairbanks, Sr., L, UAB
Sara Rishell, Jr., MB, UAB
ALL FRESHMAN TEAM
Jale Hervey, Middle Tennessee
Amy Henard, North Texas
Sara Blasier, Rice
Tea Juric, Tulane
Brooke Berryhill, Tulsa
Erica Bohannon, Tulsa
Dajana Boskovic, UTSA